Personnel of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office Cordillera Administrative Region (DSWD FO CAR) deliver aid to a resident from Tawang, La Trinidad, Benguet.

DSWD augments LGUs’ resources for families affected by Habagat

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through its concerned Field Offices (FOs), has started to provide augmentation assistance to local government units (LGUs) affected by the Southwest Monsoon rains which was enhanced by Typhoon ‘Fabian.’ Based on the July 26, 6PM update of the DSWD Disaster Response Management Bureau (DRMB), the DSWD FO continue reading : DSWD augments LGUs’ resources for families affected by Habagat

DSWD, UNFAO sign agreement for shock-responsive social protection

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the United Nations – Food and Agriculture Organization (UN-FAO) are set to sign a cooperation agreement to mainstream the Shock-Responsive Social Protection (SRSP) system on July 27. The Cooperation Agreement provides a framework for the collaboration between the DSWD and the UN-FAO to work towards the continue reading : DSWD, UNFAO sign agreement for shock-responsive social protection

DSWD Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista talks to a recipient of the Social Amelioration Program.

DSWD under the Duterte Administration: Improving lives, communities

“Kung kaya kong makatawid sa kahirapan, kaya rin nila.” This was uttered by Lea Rebuta, from Caraga Region, during the graduation ceremony for the beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in June 2021. She was then a Parent Leader in her community in Taguibo, Butuan City and was hailed as the National Best continue reading : DSWD under the Duterte Administration: Improving lives, communities

Department of National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana (left), Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Rolando Joselito Bautista (center), and Department of the Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Ano (right) present the signed guidelines for the implementation of financial assistance to Local Government Units under Enhanced Community Quarantine in Visayas and Mindanao

ECQ-hit families, individuals in VisMin to receive ‘special’ cash assistance from gov’t

Individuals and families affected by the localized lockdowns in Visayas and Mindanao areas are set to receive aid as the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), along with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), and the Department of National Defense (DND), signed on July 25 the implementing guidelines for the distribution of financial assistance to continue reading : ECQ-hit families, individuals in VisMin to receive ‘special’ cash assistance from gov’t

DSWD ready to provide aid to LGUs affected by ‘Fabian’

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is prepared to assist local government units affected by the Southwest Monsoon and Typhoon ‘Fabian.’ As of the July 24, 6PM report of the DSWD Disaster Response Management Bureau (DRMB), the Department’s Central Office and Field Offices have standby funds amounting to P849.5 million, prepositioned goods amounting continue reading : DSWD ready to provide aid to LGUs affected by ‘Fabian’

DSWD Field Office VI distributes family food packs to the families affected by the imposition of Enhanced Community Quarantine in the Island Barangays of Igbon and Malangabang in Conception, Iloilo on July 22. (Photo from DSWD Region 6 Facebook page)

DSWD continues to augment resources of LGUs under ECQ in VisMin

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through its Field Offices (FOs) VI and X, continues to provide augmentation support to local government units (LGUs) that are under the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) category. Since the ECQ was imposed on July 16 in some LGUs in Western Visayas, DSWD FO VI has released 22,000 continue reading : DSWD continues to augment resources of LGUs under ECQ in VisMin

DSWD Secretary Rolando Joselito Bautista reports to the people the accomplishments of the Human Development and Poverty Reduction Cluster under the Duterte Administration during the Pamana ng Pagbabago: The 2021 Pre-SONA Forum on July 14 at the PICC.

DSWD Secretary highlights govt’ anti-poverty efforts during pre-SONA forum

As the Chair of the Human Development and Poverty Reduction Cluster (HDPRC),  Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Rolando Joselito Bautista reported the gains of the cluster in improving the lives of Filipinos during the Pamana ng Pagbabago: The 2021 Pre-SONA Forum, held at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City, on continue reading : DSWD Secretary highlights govt’ anti-poverty efforts during pre-SONA forum

DSWD partners with Multi-Sector Governance Council to achieve strategic initiatives

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) expressed its gratitude to the members of the Multi-Sector Governance Council (MSGC) for its partnership in helping the Department achieve its strategic initiatives. The MSGC is a body, comprising of external stakeholders from different sectors (advisers and partners), which monitors the performance of the Department as it continue reading : DSWD partners with Multi-Sector Governance Council to achieve strategic initiatives

DSWD showcases operational innovations to facilitate better service delivery

With the Performance Government Scorecard (PGS) framework of strategy in place, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) came up with organizational innovations to improve public service delivery. The PGS is a holistic and collaborative framework for designing, executing, monitoring, and sustaining roadmaps to reform. It raises the standards of strategy setting for Philippine continue reading : DSWD showcases operational innovations to facilitate better service delivery

DSWD joins PCUP mini caravan in urban poor communities nationwide

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is participating in the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) Mini Caravan, which is currently being conducted across the country, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Department, through its various Field Offices nationwide, will conduct information caravans on the programs and services that can be accessed by continue reading : DSWD joins PCUP mini caravan in urban poor communities nationwide